Note: Article contains affiliate links. Disclosure: This bra was purchased by The Lingerie Addict for the purposes of review. All opinions are my own. I’ve been in a strong anti-underwire phase for the last few months. I love how bras look, but even the most comfortable bra feels restrictive these days. I’ve gone from wearing a wired bra every day, to wearing one maybe twice a month. But after a […]
Are bras over? With so many of us working from home in fancy loungewear or just going pantsless during isolation for COVID-19, typical clothing norms are changing. Like, sure, I love bras. But sitting here in my favorite silk robe, just the thought of putting on some of my most structured, lift-y, push-up-y bras is enough to make my skin crawl. I’m not the only one. There are dozens of […]
Uye Surana is an independent brand from NYC with a commitment to ethical manufacturing, supportive bralets and gorgeous textiles. Their products are all sewn in-house in small quantities, and Surana’s designs offer a refreshing take on the overdone strappy trend. Delicate lace trims and plays on transparency/opacity make the aesthetic look fresh and appealing. The brand also has some gorgeous colourways and textiles on offer (including hand-floral-dyed silk). I’ve been wanting to try Uye Surana for a while, so felt pretty lucky when I offered some of their products to review. I chose the Claire bralet, panty and a Deep-V Layering cami.
I thought about including this Prickly Pear Embroidered Bralette in our Autumn/Winter bra roundup, but it’s so much fun and so unique (and also doesn’t have a matching knicker), that I felt it was better showcased in a blog post of its own. I honestly don’t remember where I first ran across Birds and Beestings embroiderery work. It may have been in one of those recommended Instagram post or as […]
Materials Needed: Simplicity 14261950’s Bra Top – Available in sizes 4-22. Knit or woven fabric (If you are creating a bathing suit top, make sure to use a swimwear fabric) 1 or 2 spools of thread Hand sewing needle Tracing Paper Tracing wheel Scissors and snips Weights (You can buy fabric weights, or you can do what I do and use canned goods.) Tailors chalk Iron and Ironing Board Sewing […]